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Carrier Repositioning for Hyphenation

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000079203D
Original Publication Date: 1973-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-26
Document File: 1 page(s) / 11K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Greek, JC: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

The overflow of the measure with a word during playout of text stored in a buffer is automatically provided for, along with the partial printout of the word.

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Carrier Repositioning for Hyphenation

The overflow of the measure with a word during playout of text stored in a buffer is automatically provided for, along with the partial printout of the word.

When the printout of the line cannot be automatically terminated by the printing system employed due to the text not satisfying line end adjust conditions, printout continues through the last character which does not overflow the measure. Thereafter, the carrier is automatically repositioned at the beginning of the overflow word. The operator can then make a decision to terminate the line by keying a carrier return, or can playout by character and key a hyphen in the appropriate position followed by carrier return.

In systems having means for addressing each character as output, as the carrier is automatically returned, the character address is also automatically changed. In this way, the position of the carrier corresponds to the address in memory. For a completely automatic system, the printer can be backspaced to the beginning of the word and a carrier return can be automatically performed.

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